Chapter One - Mishna 15 (2)

Say little and do much
He continue: "Say little and do a lot." When Avraham Avinu saw the angels, he told them, "I will get you a piece of bred and a little water." In the end, he brought them much more than he said. He served them a feast greater than the feasts of King Solomon. This is the way a tzaddik behaves when doing a kindness. It is better to promise less and to do more.

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